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  • Keswell, Malcolm; Burns, Justine (2006-12)
    Well functioning credit and insurance markets, in many respects, obviates the need for public policy that is oriented at providing support to households when they face economic hardship. But when the market for cheap ...
  • Moultrie, Tom (2006-12)
    This briefing paper sets out proposed questions for the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) that will ensure that the study will be able to answer questions relating to the intersection between demographic variables and ...
  • Casale, Daniela; Posel, Dorrit (2006-12)
    Migration, at the broadest level, involves the movement of individuals over space and the change of an individual's place of residence. This general definition encompasses many different kinds of migration. Migration may ...
  • Burns, Justine; Keswell, Malcolm (2006-12)
    The household is central to most policy initiatives aimed at reducing poverty, since it has long been thought that this is the most efficient way to transfer income and other resources towards those in need. Indeed, the ...
  • Ardington, Cally; Case, Anne (2006-12)
    Health status and socioeconomic status are important determinants of individuals’ wellbeing. Information on income alone, or on health alone, provides a less complete picture. Better health can lead to higher income, and ...
  • Conradie, Beatrice (2007-01)
    At the last count agriculture employed twice as many people as the mining sector and about four fifths of the number employed in the manufacturing sector. Together with domestic work, farm work is often seen as employment ...
  • Ardington, Cally; Lam, David (2007-01)
    There can be little question that education plays a fundamental role in income dynamics, and that it should be an important focus of the National Income Dynamics Study. In preparing this document, we have been motivated ...
  • Ardington, Cally; Case, Anne (2009-07)
    Health status and socioeconomic status are important determinants of individuals’ wellbeing. Information on income alone, or on health alone, provides a less complete picture. Better health can lead to higher income, and ...
  • Posel, Dorrit (2009-07)
    This paper investigates measures of migration captured in the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS), and it compares these measures, and how information is collected, with other household surveys conducted in South Africa. ...
  • Posel, Dorrit (2016-08)
    In this paper, I use unique and detailed data, collected in four waves of the National Income Dynamics Study, to provide a descriptive overview of inter‐household transfers in South Africa, including their prevalence and ...
  • Casale, Daniela (2016-08)
    The focus of this discussion paper is on the relationship between child health and education outcomes in the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) panel data. NIDS collects detailed information on the health status of ...
  • Hall, Katharine (2016-08)
    Children are affected by adult migration, whether or not they themselves move. Yet little attention has been paid to patterns of child mobility and changing household contexts in South Africa, and the ways in which these ...
  • Kannermeyer, Catherine (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, 2016-08)
    This discussion paper examines subjective well‐being using the National Income Dynamics Study. The survey is an individual level panel survey, with data collected biannually, with 4 waves available, from 2008‐2015. The ...
  • Biyase, Mduduzi; Tregenna, Fiona (2016-08)
    This paper analyses household‐level determinants of the probability and level of domestic remittances in South Africa over the period 2008 to 2014‐2015. We exploit all four waves of the National Income Dynamics Survey ...
  • Finn, Arden; Leibbrandt, Murray; Ranchhod, Vimal (2016-08)
    How should the correlation between the earnings of parents and children in South Africa be calculated in the presence of high unemployment, and what is the role of education in determining this relationship? We use the ...
  • Finn, Arden; Leibbrandt, Murray (2016-08)
    We analyse the determinants of South Africans moving into and out of poverty over the first four waves of the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) for the years 2008 to 2014/2015. We focus on the balanced panel of NIDS ...

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